Fascinating Luang Prabang

  • Destination: Laos
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Price: $450

This beautiful city located on the confluence of the Nam Ou and the Mekong River and is made up of distinctive colonial architecture and dazzling temples. Saffron clad monks replace vehicles in this timeless, atmospheric city, as they often scurry the small streets. A trip to the top of Mount Phousi, the best place to start the sightseeing tour, offers astonishing views over Luang Prabang at sunset.

Day 1

Arrive Luang Prabang

Welcome to Luang Prabang – the former capital. Our staff member will greet you and escort you to the hotel. After checking in, take some time getting oriented with your hotel and enjoy the evening taking in new sights and sounds at the night market.

Accommodations: Villa Maly or Similar, Villa Santi Resort & Spa or Similar

Day 2

Luang Prabang – Kuang Si Waterfalls – Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang is known for its numerous Buddhist temples and monasteries.
After partaking in an alms ritual, we drive to Kuang Si Waterfalls for a morning of fun and relaxation. We arrive back to town in time for lunch and spend the afternoon discovering the city of Luang Prabang. We begin with a visit to the Royal Palace Museum, then head to the magnificent Wat Xiengthong—representative of classic Laotian architecture, before seeing the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrines of Wat Aham. The remainder of the day is spent at your leisure, relaxing in one of the city’s many quirky cafés or strolling along the beautiful riverbank.  Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Villa Maly or Similar, Villa Santi Resort & Spa or Similar

Day 3

Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Cave

Take a morning cruise along the Mekong River, about two hours upstream from the centre of Luang Prabang, and discover the numerous Buddha images at Pak Ou Caves. Pak Ou (mouth of the Ou river) the Tham Ting (lower cave) and the Tham Theung (upper cave) are caves overlooking the founder name Mekong River. They are a group of caves on the right side of the Mekong River. It is then only a short distance from the caves to the village of Ban Xang Hai. We’ll stop here to learn about LauLao (Lao whisky) and LauHai (Lao wine), before continuing down the Mekong to Luang Prabang. The rest of the afternoon is free.  Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Villa Maly or Similar, Villa Santi Resort & Spa or Similar

Day 4

Departure

After breakfast in the hotel, check out from the hotel and get transferred to the airport for departure. Safe journey home.

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Inclusions
• Accommodation with daily breakfast
• Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
• Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles
• Service of English speaking guides in every location
• Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited